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MSNBC
Feb 13, 2013 11:00am EST
people's government open and pay our bills on time. it's not a bigger government e we need but a smarter government. >> the president's sweeping speech met with stoney faces including house speaker john boehner who came out blasting the president moments ago. >> last night the president offered up more of the same. higher taxes and more stimulus spending. weeks away from the president's sequester and the president laid out no plan. >> the speech we got was par for the course. very liberal, fairly partisan. >> does president obama's post speech tour and his message last night signal a commander-in-chief whose second term strategy is with or without you. >> he sure as heck wasn't trying to bring both sides together. his political calculation last night was i'm never going to e get the republicans to work with me. >> the message of the speech to my ears was speaking over the heads of congress and to congress saying do your job. >> connecticut democratic senator chris murphy joins us. by far the most unforgettable moment was the president's call to action on gun control. heard by an audience
MSNBC
Feb 16, 2013 11:00am PST
steep cuts to the pentagon and other government programs is not great but it's really an oversimplification of the issue. >> molly, what about the plan put forth earlier this week, the $110 billion plan to avert the sequester. is that going to gain any traction? >> i doubt it. republicans have already basically said that's dead on arrival and as jake said it's not like they were getting anything done here in washington before they went on vacation. there really hasn't been any progress. there are no negotiations, nobody's talking to each other. you have these one-sided plans being put together and then they sort of get lobbed over the fence and the other side says eh, no. we're a long way from a constructive dialogue happening between the parties on capitol hill. >> jake in a piece yesterday you wrote "house republicans say if they spend the next two years like they spent the past two they'll become irrelevant." who are the most prominent republicans leading this charge toward as you put it irrelevancy? >> toward irrelevancy basically the entire house republican conferenc
MSNBC
Feb 15, 2013 8:00am PST
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MSNBC
Feb 19, 2013 11:00am EST
like colorado, like new york. now we need the federal government to get in gear and specifically congress to get in gear and come off recess and start having action here. because, again, just since newtown, connecticut, 2,000 americans have been killed. >> again, we point out that the vice president is going to be holding that facebook town hall about gun violence, using social media to talk about this today. thank you. >> president obama urging congress last hour to avoid the automatic budget cuts that are scheduled to take effect next friday. how those cuts will impact you. we dig into that next with ezra klein. so if you're one of theme who gets heartburn and then treats day after day... block the acid with prilosec otc and don't get heartburn in the first place! [ male announcer ] one pill each morning. 24 hours. zero heartburn. all your important legal matters in just minutes. protect your family... and launch your dreams. at legalzoom.com we put the law on your side. plays a key role throughout our lives. one a day men's 50+ is a complete multivitamin designed for men's hea
MSNBC
Feb 18, 2013 8:00am PST
something truly extraordinary which is the government of iran formally and publicly praising the nomination. in my view if chuck hagel is confirmed it will make military conflict in the next four years substantially more likely. >> joining me now is contributor and president of vote latino marisa cue more and also joining a former senior advise to her president bush. great to have you both here. maria therese, i want to start with you. there are two opinion pieces out today going hard at ted cruz. here is a small heart from raÚl reyes saying he exemplifies the worst of republican obstructionalism and his extreme positions are at odds with latino voters. it is time the gop presses the cruz control button. is he hurting republican efforts to remake the party especially when they're trying to be bigger tent on immigration reform and entice latino voters >> he absolutely is. i think raÚl hit it on the head. not only is he against pathway for citizenship, he doesn't believe in the dream act. he also doesn't believe in the violence against women act. he voted against it. when you are
MSNBC
Feb 17, 2013 3:00pm EST
of government formation, but they are looking at a new egypt, a border with syria which is not stable the way it used to be, a view of the palestinians that something needs to be done, and so i think senator rubio is going out there at a time when there's great uncertainty, and i think he's trying to understand from the leaders how do they see it, number one, what are some of choices, what are some of the biggest challenges, and how should we be positioning ourselves. i see it mostly as a listen and learn. >> a fact-finding trip, nothing political. >> what can we make from the fact he's not going to the west bank? >> he'll see the palestinian prime minister sayyad so he's going to try to understand what's going on with the palestinian authority and what the future is going to look like, what's the relationship between fattah and hamas, what's the likely of the future of palestinians going to be. >> president obama has not been to israel. again, he's going to be going we're told in the next month or so. he's taken some flack for this, intends to visit the region soon. how is our
MSNBC
Feb 12, 2013 11:00am EST
a gun violence roundtable in philadelphia yesterday, vice president joe biden said the government isn't after anybody's guns. >> no one, no one, no one who legitimately owns a gun has any worry about their constitutional rights being violated. none. zero. none. >> joining me right now is democratic congressman, james langevin of rhode island, along with the man he's bringing to the address tonight, jim tyler, whose sister was a victim of gun violence. gentleman, it's good to have you here. congressman, i want to start with you. obviously, this is a personal quest for you for those who may not know your back story, your spinal cord was severed by a bullet when you were just 16 years old, as a junior police cadet, in an accidental shooting of a semiautomatic pistol. you've now asked several of the lawmakers to bring victims of gun violence to tonight's speech. what are your hopes? what are your expectations, by doing this? by asking your colleagues to bring a victim of gun violence this evening? >> well, you're right. this is a very personal issue for me, any time we talk about gun-
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